A NEW confirmed Covid-19 cases has been reported in Somerset.

The positive test was recored in South Somerset in the 24 hours to 5pm yesterday (Monday).

It takes the total of cases recorded in the county council area to 1,314.

That consists of the district totals of: Mendip 132; Sedgemoor 395; Somerset West and Taunton 447; and South Somerset 340.

There were no coronavirus-related deaths in the county over the same period.